My goals for a Home Server

I want my Home Server to:       Run Plex to view saved movies and TV Shows and stream music Run Home Assistant so I can start to build some home automation and smart home experiments Have large data capacity to store media files Be central location for all family pictures and files Run […]

Guide to docker run

docker run starts your containers There is a ton of info out there, so i wont copy it. Here are some of the links that i found useful https://docs.docker.com/engine/reference/run/#detached-vs-foreground/  https://stackoverflow.com/questions/49726272/docker-run-why-use-rm-docker-newbie  https://blog.codeship.com/the-basics-of-the-docker-run-command/ Lets break down a few examples docker run -d –name=”home-assistant” -v /srv/docker/hassconfig:/config -v /etc/localtime:/etc/localtime:ro –net=host homeassistant/home-assistant -d This runs the container in the background. […]

How to remove a Docker Container on CentOS

My current understanding is that in order to change a running parameter of a Docker Container, the existing instance must be removed and a new one started. Here is how to do that. First stop your container https://www.google.com/search?q=docker+stop+container https://docs.docker.com/engine/reference/commandline/stop/ Get your container ID using docker ps first and make sure its gone after stop completes […]

Installing Home Assistant on Docker

Now Docker is up and running lets try and get Home Assistant going.   https://www.google.com/search?q=docker+home+assistant The first result is Home Assistants official instructions “Adjust the following command so that /path/to/your/config/ points at the folder where you want to store your configuration” So my first task is to work out where is a good place to save these […]

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